The Blackwell Dictionary of Political Science: A User's Guide to Its Terms
The Blackwell Dictionary of Political Science provides students and general readers with a clear and lively introduction to the terminology of political science.
The book comprises rigorous definitions and explanations of around 1000 key terms presented in an engaging style, cross-referenced, and easily accessible to readers new to the subject. It also includes a section of short biographies of the most eminent writers in the discipline - both classical and modern. The book is unique in combining a single author's overview and minimal assumptions about the reader's prior knowledge of the discipline.
This dictionary is invaluable as a reference tool, providing an essential introduction to what it means to think politically.